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Everest Academy is a ministry of Everest Family Church in Hayden. We offer freedom along with quality resources, information, activities and support to those homeschooling in Alabama. We believe that the parent has the best interests of their children at heart. We believe that the parent is the first and only teacher that a child needs. In keeping with this philosophy, we wish to be a very hands-off cover school and allow the parent to lead and guide their children in the direction and at the pace they feel is best suited to their children. We ask only for what the law requires while offering support along with quality resources to aid families in their efforts.

Admission Requirements to Alabama Colleges


Admissions Requirements
for
Alabama Colleges
This list was put together in 2010 - If you have updated information, please send it to everestacademy1@gmail.com .  This information is FYI only.  If you have a specific college in mind, you should contact that college directly to confirm requirements.




FOUR YEAR INSTITUTIONS:

  • University of Alabama 800-933-2262 (Helen Frey, Admissions Counselor) - 21 minimum ACT (1000 SAT) with 3.0 OVERALL GPA, however all applications are considered on an individual basis. Writing portion of ACT is required. Algebra II required for admission. 1 yr Foreign Language required for admission. No paper applications available for 2010. Must apply online or download forms. Minimums to qualify for merit scholarships are 27 ACT and 3.5 GPA. Scholarship deadline is December 1. 
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) 934-8531 (Natalie Upton, Admissions Counselor) - 20 ACT (950 SAT) & 2.25 overall GPA. 17 core credits required with 3 yrs math (Algebra I & higher), 1 yr foreign language. Priority deadline for admission and scholarships is December 1. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 24 ACT and 3.0 overall GPA. Scholarship deadline is December 1.  Honors Academy deadline is December 15.
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) 800-UAH-CALL (Lakisha Love, Admissions Counselor) - 20 ACT. 3.0 GPA and acceptable ACT will be considered on a case by case basis. Algebra II required for Engineering only. Foreign Language not required. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 25 ACT and 3.0 GPA.
  • Alabama A&M University 256-372-5245 (Morris Hall, Admissions Counselor) - 18 ACT and 2.0 overall GPA. Algebra II is not required. Foreign Language is not required. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 20 ACT and 3.1 overall GPA.
  • Alabama State University 800-253-5037 - Minimums are 2.0 GPA and 18 ACT. You may be accepted with a lower ACT but higher GPA. Algebra II not required. 1 yr Foreign Language OR Computer is required. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 16 ACT and 2.5 GPA.
  • Auburn University 800-282-8769 (Louisa Thompson, Admissions Counselor) - Applicants are reviewed on an individual basis. The average GPA for students admitted to the 2009 freshman class was a 3.7 and the average ACT score was 26.4. Writing portion of ACT is required. Students are welcome to discuss their credentials with the admissions counselor, Louisa Thompson. She can be reached at 334-844-6484 or by email at thomplo@auburn.edu. Minimums for automatic scholarships are 28 ACT (or comparable SAT) and 3.25 GPA. Scholarship deadline is December 1.
  • Birmingham-Southern College 226-4695 (Chris Forsyth, Admissions Counselor) - 21 ACT and 2.25 core GPA. Essay required. 2 Recommendations. Algebra II is not required, but highly recommended. Foreign Language not required, but highly recommended. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 25 ACT and 3.0 GPA, however other grant money may be available.
  • Huntingdon College 800-763-0313 (Jenny McDavid, Admissions Counselor) - 20 ACT, with a 20 minimum in English (930 SAT with a minimum of 490 verbal) and an academic 2.25 GPA. Conditional admission can occur with additional information including an essay and 3 recommendations. Two math courses above Algebra I are strongly recommended. Foreign Language not required, but recommended. Minimum to qualify for scholarships is acceptance to the college.
  • Jacksonville State University 800-231-5291 (Shelley Kaler, Admissions Counselor) - High School diploma or GED certificate required with no specific GPA. 20 or over ACT-unconditional acceptance; 17-19 on ACT- student must take LS 104 Learning Skills class for remediation. If student takes SAT: 950 or above–unconditional acceptance; 830-940–conditional acceptance. Algebra II not required for admission, but recommended. Foreign Language not required. Scholarship deadline is March 1 and minimums to qualify are 22 ACT for automatic scholarships and 20 ACT and 2.5 GPA for Leadership Scholarships.
  • Judson College 800-447-9472 - 18 ACT (870 SAT) and 2.0 academic GPA. If not meeting either of these requirements, you can apply to the Admissions Committee for possible Conditional Admission approval. Algebra II not required, but recommended. Foreign Language not required, but recommended. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 20 ACT and 2.5 GPA.
  • Miles College 929-1655 - High school diploma. Algebra II is not required. Foreign Language is not required. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 18 ACT and 3.0 GPA.
  • University of Montevallo 665-6030 (Greg Embry, Admissions Counselor) - 20 ACT (SAT 850), 2.5 overall GPA. Algebra II not required for admission, but recommended. Foreign Language not required for admission, but recommended. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 25 ACT and 3.0 GPA.
  • University of North Alabama 800-825-5862 (Adam Goodman, Admissions Counselor) - 18 or above on ACT (870 or above on SAT), GPA of “C” or 2.00 on academic core with a total of 13 core units. Conditional admission can occur when the following requirements are met: 16 or above on ACT (770 or above on SAT), at least 11 core units (4 English, 2 Math, 2 Natural or Physical Science, 3 Social Studies), and GPA is at least 1.75 on academic core. Algebra II is not required for admission. Foreign Language is not required for admission. Minimums to qualify for ACADEMIC scholarships are 25 ACT and 3.25 GPA.
  • Samford University 726-3673 (Dylan Scroggins, Admissions Counselor) - Application components include: application, teacher recommendation, official ACT/SAT score, high school GPA, leadership resume, and personal essay. The average for admission is a 3.5 GPA and 26 ACT. Algebra II is required. 2 years Foreign Language is required. The application committee values test scores and GPA, but takes a holistic view in considering a student’s resume and personal essay. There is no separate scholarship application and all who apply before December 1 will be considered and notified of scholarships they qualify for with the more competitive scholarships being awarded to students with higher test scores, GPA, and overall quality of application.
  • University of South Alabama 800-872-5247 (Catie Hawk, Admissions Counselor) - 19 ACT (SAT 900) with a 2.0 academic GPA. There is a special program, which might admit you with a lower ACT (16-18) and 2.5 academic GPA where you take remedial, non-credit courses until you are academically qualified. You will need to talk to the Associate Director of Admissions to see if you qualify for this program. Algebra II is not required for admission, but highly recommended. Foreign Language not required for admission, but it is helpful. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 24 ACT and 3.0 GPA.
  • Spring Hill College 800-742-6704 (Jim Love, Admissions Counselor) - High School diploma, official transcript, letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor. Recommended 20 ACT or 1010 SAT w/out a minimum GPA. If you have below a 20 ACT, then they will look closely at your GPA for possible admission. You can apply on line at www.shc.edu and have $25.00 app. fee waived. Algebra II is required for admission. Foreign Language is not required. Minimums to quality for scholarships are 20 ACT and 2.5 GPA.
  • Troy University 334-670-3179 (Jennifer Davis, Admissions Counselor) - 20 ACT (950 SAT) and a 2.0 overall GPA. Conditional admittance is given with a 17-19 ACT (830 SAT) and 2.5 GPA. Algebra II is not required for admission. Foreign Language is not required for admission. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 22 ACT and 3.0 GPA.
  • Tuskegee University 334-727-8500 - 21 ACT or 1000 SAT (Critical Reading and Math) and 3.0 overall GPA. Algebra II is not required. Foreign Language is not required. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 23 ACT and 3.3 GPA.
  • University of West Alabama 205-652-3578 (Audrey Crawford, Admissions Counselor) - Unconditional admittance given with an 19 ACT and a C average. Conditional admittance given with a 17-18 ACT. Algebra II is not required for admission. Foreign Language is not required for admission. Minimums to qualify for scholarships are 21 ACT and 3.0 GPA. Leadership scholarships may require lower scores.

TWO YEAR INSTITUTIONS:
  • Bevill State Community College 1-800-648-3271 16 ACT or GED
  • Jefferson State Community College 856-7775 (Freshman Admissions) 856-8509 (Financial Aid) High School diploma or GED certificate required. No minimum GPA. If ACT is not taken, a placement test will be administered. Minimum to qualify for scholarships is 3.0 GPA.
  • Lawson State Community College925-2515 HS Diploma or GED certificate required. Minimum to qualify for scholarships is 3.0 GPA.
  • Shelton State Community College205-391-2214 (Lisa Waldrop-Scholarships-205-391-2959) HS Diploma or GED certificate required. Minimum to qualify for scholarships is 3.0 GPA and 2.0 GPA for Technical. 
  • Southern Union Community College334-745-6437 HS diploma or GED certificate. If ACT is lower than 20 on English, Reading, Math, placement tests will be given. Those with Occupational Diploma from regular classes need a 16 on the ACT. You will have to show an official ID to enroll (driver’s license, passport, state ID, or international visa or permanent resident card). Minimum to quality for scholarships is 3.0 core GPA. 

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